It's good for poetry because it has so many synonyms with different shades of meaning.
It's good for fraud because the shades of meaning are often morally different.
Here's one of many thousands: "I didn't lie; I stretched the truth."
Check a dictionary of slang for synonyms for drunk.
One frequent flyer fraud starts with "I feel".
Three examples: I feel loved. I feel lonely. I feel angry.
BUT, when people attach the word that, thoughts almost always follow.
An example: I feel that fraud sometimes pays off.